Independence is the key

Independence and neutrality are the basis of our globally recognised and renowned testing system. The far-reaching and complex fields of work and activities rule out any possibility of commercial influence.

Our quality management additionally ensures best possible product quality and competence on which you as a customer can always rely.

In particular, the Hohenstein Institute holds the following accreditations:

Accreditations from the German National Accreditation Body (DAkkS)

Test centres

Hohenstein Laboratories GmbH & Co. KG

Recognised test centre in compliance with DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025,
accredited by the German National Accreditation Body (DAkkS)
 
Hohenstein Textile Testing Institute GmbH & Co. KG

Recognised test centre in compliance with DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025,
accredited by the German National Accreditation Body (DAkkS)
 
Hohenstein Laboratories (HK) Limited

Recognised test centre in compliance with DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025,
accredited by the German National Accreditation Body (DAkkS)

Certification centres

Hohenstein Laboratories GmbH & Co. KG

Recognised certification centre in compliance with DIN EN ISO/IEC 17065,
accredited by the German National Accreditation Body (DAkkS)
 
Hohenstein Textile Testing GmbH & Co. KG

Recognised certification centre in compliance with DIN EN ISO/IEC 17065,
accredited by the German National Accreditation Body (DAkkS)
 
Hohenstein Laboratories GmbH & Co. KG

Recognised certification centre in compliance with DIN EN ISO/IEC 17021,
accredited by the German National Accreditation Body (DAkkS)

Inspection centres

Hohenstein Laboratories GmbH & Co. KG

Inspection centre in compliance with DIN EN ISO/IEC 17020,
accredited by the German National Accreditation Body (DAkkS)
 
Hohenstein Textile Testing Institute GmbH & Co. KG

Inspection centre in compliance with DIN EN ISO/IEC 17020,
accredited by the German National Accreditation Body (DAkkS)

Other accreditations and licences

European notified certification centre no. 0555 for personal protective equipment (PPE) ,
notified by the German Central Office for Safety Technology (ZLS ).
NB unter: 0555 ZLS-NB-0215
 
Accredited test centre in compliance with the requirements of the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
 
Test centre for down and feathers ,
internationally recognised by the European Down and Feather Association (EDFA) and the International Down and Feather Bureau (IDFB)
 
Test centre for the certification programme for down and feathers ,
recognised by the German Association for Certification of Conformity (DIN CERTCO)
 
Founder member of the International Association for Research and Testing in the Field of Textile Ecology
 
Assessment, auditing and certification of textile production facilities in compliance with
 
Founder member of the International Test Association for Applied UV Protection